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  • Washington University-St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • St. Louis
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

5 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about yourself." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What do you like to do in your spare time?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Do you have any questions you'd like to ask me?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"Do you think the learning of languages is linked to the learning of music theory? (Question was asked as a follow-up to my response regarding my language studies.)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Nothing; questions were very light and conversational." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read sd.net, reviewed a brochure from Washington University, prepared a few questions to ask my interviewer." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The enthusiasm of the students; they seem really to enjoy being at Washington University. The hospitals are HUGE, and it's obvious that the medical school is very, very well-funded." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The medical school emphasized the research much more than they did the curriculum, it seemed. Tuition is very expensive, and the campus is surrounded in part by a large industrial section which looks pretty deserted and dangerous at dark." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"If you're staying in Olin Hall, make sure to bring a CD player or something to pass the time, because otherwise it can get very quiet and lonely in the room all by yourself." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Washington is definitely a good school that encourages research and gets you ample funding for your research interests. The curriculum seems almost eclipsed in the process, however, and it's hard to tell how the pricey tuition translates to an outstanding and unique medical education here." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

12/02/2004

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